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Historical Events In 1968

Monday, 28 September 2020

Jul 26   Lilian Harvey, British actress (Congress Dances), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Anton van Duinkerken, [Willem J M A Asselbergs], literary, dies in the year 1968.  

Jul 27   In the year 1968 race Riot in Gary Indiana  

Jul 28   Charles W Mayo, US surgeon, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jul 29   On this day in history mount Arenal, Costa Rica kills 80 in Pelee-type eruption  

Jul 29   In the year 1968 pope Paul VI reaffirms stand against artificial birth control  

Jul 30   Beatles' Apple Boutique closes, entire inventory is given away on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Jon Leifs, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Beatles close Apple Boutique, giving clothes away for free in the year 1968.  

Jul 31   Gertrude Short, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Aug 03   In the year 1968 constantine Rokossovski, vice-premier of Poland (1952-56), dies at 71  

Aug 04   In the year 1968 100,000 attend Newport Pop Festival, Costa Mesa, Calif  

Aug 05   On this day in history luther Perkins American guitarist  

Aug 06   In the year 1968 ernest Burnelle, Belgian politician, dies at 60  

Aug 08   In the year 1968 race riot in Miami Florida  

Aug 09   Yugoslav president Tito visits Prague on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history lucien Cerfaux, Belgian biblical scholar, dies  

Aug 12   On this day in history pieter J Auld, mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52), dies at 81  

Aug 14   In the Northern Celebesa a 7.4 earthquake caused tsunami waves, reaching up to 300 meters inland,took some 200 lives and destroyed 700 houses. Wave heights were estimated at 8 to 10 meters in the year 1968.  

Aug 15   On this day in history edward Kilenyi, composer, dies at 84  

Aug 15   Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting in the year 1968.  

Aug 16   Luis Gianneo, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Cy Walter, pianist (3's Company), dies at 52 in the year 1968.  

Aug 19   Sara Jane Roberts, child actress (Our Gang), dies after surgery at 44 in the year 1968.  

Aug 20   In the year 1968 650,000 Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia  

Aug 20   Earl Sande, US jockey (Kentucky Derby), dies at 69 in the year 1968.  

Aug 20   On this day in history russian and Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia  

Aug 21   After 5 years Russia once again jams Voice of America radio in the year 1968.  

Aug 21   Democratic Convention opens in Chicago on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Radio Prague (Czech) at 12 50 AM announces a soviet led invasion. Warsaw Pact forces enter Czechoslovakia to end reform movement on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history radio Prague (Czech) at 12:50 AM announces a soviet led invasion. Warsaw Pact forces enter Czechoslovakia to end reform movement  

Aug 21   On this day in history vladimir Boudnik, Czech sculptor, commits suicide at about 45  

Aug 21   William Dana reaches 80 km (last high-altitude X-15 flight) on this day in history.  

Aug 22   In the year 1968 cynthia Lennon sues John Lennon for divorce on adultry  

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Famous Birthdays In 1968

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of cuba Gooding Jr, actor (Boyz N the Hood, Glaadiator, Few Good Men)  

Jan 02   Scott Mitchell, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion was born in the year 1968.  

Jan 02   In the year 1968 birth of evan Parke, Jamaican actor  

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of kent Carlsson, Sweden, tennis star  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa)  

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of shannon Sturges, actress (Savannah)  

Jan 03   In the year 1968 birth of thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)  

Famous Deaths In 1968

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Sanoesi Pane, Indonesian writer, dies in the year 1968.  

Jan 04   On this day in history joseph Pholien, Belgian PM (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83  

Jan 05   In the year 1968 jean Murat, actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79  

Jan 06   On this day in history kurt Baschwitz, Germ/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Heksen), dies at 81  

Jan 07   Prof James Smith, South African ichthyologist (b. 1897) died on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1968 death of kokichi Tsuburaya, Japanese marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide  

Jan 10   On this day in history basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73  

Jan 11   Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898) died on this day in history.  

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